Brunch served at The Kettle Black cafe in Melbourne © Visit Victoria

The Kettle Black, Melbourne, Victoria © Visit Victoria

A guide to Australian cuisine

Group of friends dining outside at Bistro Molines in the Hunter Valley © Tourism Australia

Bistro Molines, Hunter Valley, New South Wales © Tourism Australia

Chef Neil Perry

It’s the quality and freshness of our ingredients, the amazing seafood and our multilateralism.

Chef and restaurateur Neil Perry.

Stokehouse STK seafood platter © Parker Blain

Stokehouse, Queensland © Parker Blain

Flatlay of  native bush tucker ingredients © Voyages

Bush Tucker Journey, Yulara, Northern Territory © Voyages

Did you know?

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians have been living sustainably off bush foods for tens of thousands of years.

Chef Curtis Stone

Australia’s Indigenous people have lived off bush tucker for aeons, and today’s chefs are not only highlighting Indigenous ingredients because they offer a point of difference, but because they taste good.

Australian celebrity chef, Curtis Stone.

Waiter serving platters of lamb during the Margaret River Gourmet Escape Gourmet Beach BBQ © Russell Ord

Margaret River Gourmet Escape, Margaret River, Western Australia © Russell Ord

Smashed avocado on toast at Folk Cafe in Byron Bay  © Folk Cafe

Folk cafe, Byron Bay, New South Wales © Folk Cafe

Plate of food at Quay restaurant © Nikki To/Quay

Quay, Sydney, New South Wales © Nikki To/ Quay

OUR AIM IS TO CONSTANTLY BE INVENTIVE, DRAWING INFLUENCES FROM SEASON, FLAVOUR, AROMA, WINE AND TEXTURE. WE HAVE A CONCEPTUAL APPROACH TO COOKING, WHICH REFLECTS ON TRAVELS AND EXCHANGES OF IDEAS.

Head chef at Magill Estate, Scott Huggins. 

Children picking cherries at Cherryhills Orchard in the Yarra Valley © Cherryhill Orchards

Cherryhills Orchard, Yarra Valley, Victoria © Cherryhill Orchards

Flatlay of vegetarian dishes available from The Hungry Monkey cafe in Kiama © Lauren Bath

The Hungry Monkey, Kiama, New South Wales © Lauren Bath

Baristas making coffee at Industry Beans Cafe © Josie Withers Photography

Industry Beans cafe, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria © Josie Withers Photography

Glass and bottle of Penfolds Grange wine © Penfolds

Penfolds Magill Estate Kitchen, Adelaide Hills, South Australia © Penfolds

Did you know?

Australia is home to 65 wine regions with over 100 different grape varieties. 

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Bartender serving drinks at Archie Rose Distillery in Sydney © Archie Rose

Archie Rose Distillery, Sydney, New South Wales © Archie Rose